Jamie Lopez

Jamie Lopez
Jamie is an Atlanta, GA native who recently moved to Summerville with her husband, her *almost* 2-year-old son, and her two crazy rescue dogs! She is a former high school biology teacher, who now works from home! In her free time, you can find her exploring yummy Charleston restaurants, trying new DIY projects in her house, or taking care of her 25+ plants! Jamie also enjoys reading, traveling, cheering on her beloved GA Bulldawgs, and just relaxing with her family! Becoming a mom has revealed some of Jamie’s passions, including sharing/writing about motherhood.
perfect moments: a toddler boy kisses his baby sister on the head while they lay on their parents' bed.

When the Perfect Moments Aren’t So Perfect

I did everything “right.” I read the big brother books, talked about the baby, got him a big brother gift, and did anything I could possibly think of to prepare my son for his...
threenager: a young boy gives a sassy look to the camera.

Lions, Tigers, and THREEnagers, Oh My!

Y’all. Three-year-olds are hard! My son turned three in April, and I’d say about a month before that we started having some really hard days. It felt like they were becoming more and more...
Pool day essentials: a bogg bag filled with other essentials.

My List of Family Pool Day Essentials

Pollen has been covering Charleston, so that can only mean warmer weather is on the way! I know I am so excited, and I cannot wait to soon be relaxing by the pool. To...
Two Easter baskets, shown front and back with painted bunnies and children's names on them.

How to Create Forever Easter Baskets

I cannot be the only mom who dreams of being a Pinterest mom, but never seems to execute right. After having my daughter, I wanted to get both kids forever Easter baskets. I picture...
Taylor Swift performing on stage.

Let’s Talk About Taylor Swift and the NFL

Are you ready for it? TIME's 2023 Person of the Year, 12-time (probably more after Sunday night) Grammy winner, Primetime Emmy Award winner, first tour to hit one billion dollars in revenue, 40 American Music...
A baby smiling in pajamas

Charleston Moms FAVORITES: The Coziest Baby and Toddler Pajamas

Welcome to our series Charleston Moms FAVORITES! Our team is excited to share some of the things that are making us happy and helping us get through the days.  I am not sure about y'all,...
Holiday Activities in Asheville: two women smile with the Biltmore House in the background between them.

Holiday Activities in Asheville, NC for a Weekend Getaway

Finding holiday fun is one of my favorite December activities! I am a December baby, so usually my birthday celebrations include Christmas-themed bars, restaurants, etc. This December happened to be extra special because I...
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My 3 Favorite Recipes for Fall Cocktails

With the holidays coming up, I wanted to embrace the delicious fall flavors -- from pumpkin to apple cider and beyond -- with some different recipes to try. What better way to do so...
A floor lamp with bats inside, next to a ladder with blankets draped on it.

4 Viral Halloween DIY Decorations to Try This Year

Does anyone else see super cute DIY decorations and immediately think, “I can do that!” Or is that just me? I’ve been eyeing a few viral Halloween DIY decorations for a couple of months,...

National Stepfamily Day: Honoring the Ones Who Show Up

There are so many different types of families out there, and no one size fits all. Mine includes stepfamily. A stepfamily is one that is formed by the remarriage of a divorced or widowed...